Attractions

Located along the shores of scenic North-Eastern Nova Scotia, Antigonish and the surrounding area is home to many natural and man-made attractions.

Arisaig Provincial Park

Arisaig Provincial Park
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Arisaig Provincial Park
902-863-4513

Arisaig Provincial Park is perched along the shores of the Northumberland Strait and offers not only a beautiful view of the water but also a relaxing walk through carefully tended forest trails and along scenic beaches.

Beaver Mountain Park

Beaver Mountain Park
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472 Beaver Mountain Rd
902-863-4513

Beaver Mountain Provincial Park is a full service campground and continues today as a day park. Both the provincial government and the County of Antigonish have worked hard to provide easy access to the parks beauty without spoiling the natural environment.

Cape George Trail

Cape George Trail
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5774 Sunrise Trail
Not Available

Ringed by coastal cliffs up to 100m (330ft) high, the tip of the cape is marked by a tall red-and-white lighthouse, a beacon for mariners since 1861.

Columbus Field

Columbus Field
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121 Main Street
902-867-5596

Located on the eastern end of Main Street, Columbus Field is not only the main venue for The Highland Games and many other events in Antigonish, it is a year round recreational spot for the town.

Fairmount Ridge Trail

Fairmount Ridge Trail
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Fairmont Ridge Hiking Trail
Not Available

Less experienced outdoors people will appreciate that there is a map sign found at every trail junction, and that you are never more than 800m/yd from any one of them.

Pomquet Beach

Pomquet Beach
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451 Pomquet Beach Rd
902-863-1141

Located 18km from downtown Antigonish, Pomquet Beach combines charming board walks, a gently sloping beach as well as changing rooms and washrooms making it a lovely spot for families interested in a scenic walk or a cooling dip.

Basic Listing in the Attractions Category:
Basic Listing Cape George Heritage School Museum902-318-89325758 Hwy 337
Basic Listing Historic Antigonish902-863-2351274 Main Street
Basic Listing Keppoch MountainNot Available193 Keppoch Road